THE WOODLANDS, TX (November 2, 2015) – The Woodlands will celebrate the 2015 holiday season with fireworks, international foods and performances, strolling carolers, holiday light displays and the largest seasonal ice rink in the southwest starting Saturday, November 21, 2015 at the 33rd Annual Lighting of the Doves and 9th Annual International Winter On The Waterway (iWOW).
Two of the areas most popular holiday attractions, The Ice Rink at The Woodlands Town Center and Donoho’s Jewellers Winter Wonderland, also open Saturday, November 21 and will entertain families through Monday, January 18, 2016.
33rd Annual Lighting of the Doves
Enjoy live entertainment, interactive booths, games and more on Saturday, November 21 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the 33rd Annual Lighting of the Doves Festival at Town Green Park and along The Woodlands Waterway. Familes also enjoy a snow slide, snow play area, inflatables, children’s arts and crafts, strolling entertainers and fireworks.
The celebration will culminate with a special appearance by Santa aboard a decorated sleigh on The Woodlands Waterway®. The free event will be held at Town Green Park (2099 Lake Robbins Drive) and is open to the public.
9th Annual International Winter On The Waterway (iWOW)
In conjunction with the Lighting of the Doves Festival, International Winter On The Waterway (iWOW) will celebrate its eighth year on Saturday, November 21, 2015 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. along The Woodlands Waterway adjacent to Town Green Park.
At iWOW, attendees can celebrate the cultural diversity represented in The Woodlands with booths presenting holiday traditions from around the world. Check out the iWOW World of Holiday Trees and enjoy international foods, arts and crafts, music and entertainment.
Admission to iWOW is free and open to the public.
Planet Ford presents The Ice Rink at The Woodlands Town Center in partnership with Texas Children’s Hospital
Planet Ford in partnership with Texas Children’s Hospital presents the largest seasonal ice rink in the southwest opens daily Saturday, November 21, 2015 through Monday, January 18, 2016 at the northeast corner of Lake Robbins and Six Pines Drive. A special preview opening of the ice rink will take place Saturday, November 14 and Sunday, November 15, 2015. Ticket information, special offers and coupons are available on the ice rink website.
Donoho’s Jewellers Winter Wonderland
Another must-see while in The Woodlands is the Donoho’s Jewellers Winter Wonderland where visitors can stroll through a fantasyland of magical lighted toy soldiers, elves, doves, musical angels and snowmen from dusk until 11 p.m. Surrounding The Woodlands Ice Rink, Donoho’s Jewellers Winter Wonderland is open Saturday, November 21, 2015 through Monday, January 18, 2016. Free admission.
For information on holiday events in The Woodlands, please visit www.VisitTheWoodlands.com or call 281-363-2447. “Like” The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/VisitTheWoodlands, “follow” them on Instagram www.visitthewoodlands.com/visitthewoodlandstx and “view” them on YouTube www.youtube.com/TheWoodlandsCVB.